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Willowdale West

The neighbourhood of Willowdale West is part of the city of Toronto, Ontario.

Housing

About one third of properties in Willowdale West were constructed after the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. In this part of Toronto, about 60% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, while single detached homes make up most of the remaining housing stock. The split between renters and homeowners is about even. This part of the city also has a good selection of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.

Transportation

This part of Toronto provides home buyers with several alternative methods of transportation. Active people will be pleased with the walk-friendly character of Willowdale West; many daily needs can be carried out without the use of a car. It is also convenient to travel by bicycle in this area because there are a fair number of bike lanes. The public transit system in this part of the city is very good due to North York Centre Station with access to the Yonge - University Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines. Willowdale West is also car friendly. It is easy to park.

Services

A grocery store is ordinarily reachable within a short walk from any home in Willowdale West. Furthermore, there is typically a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. When it comes to education, schools and daycares are convenient to walk to from most homes for sale in this part of Toronto. Besides public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools.

Character

The character of Willowdale West is exemplified by its relaxed environment. This part of Toronto is reasonably good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there are low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, greenery is quite prominent in this neighbourhood; accessing green spaces, including West Don Parkland and G. Ross Lord Park, is very easy from many locations within the neighbourhood since there are around 30 of them nearby for residents to unwind in. In addition, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is good.

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